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Information Governance Officer - Taking Care of Personal Data Project (4 month fixed-term contract)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As the Information Governance Officer (Taking Care of Personal Data Project) at Diabetes UK, you’ll be responsible for assisting with the implementation of the Taking Care of Personal Data Project - Diabetes UK’s ongoing data protection compliance project, including  compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and other relevant legislation such as the e-Privacy regulations.

Interview Date(s): 16 & 17 December 2020

Role Responsibility

As the successful candidate for this role, you will work closely with other members of the Information Governance team to enable the effective use of personal data and corporate information across the charity. You’ll assist in developing and implementing information governance policies and processes so that Diabetes UK can meet its legal obligations while achieving its charitable mission.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent understanding of data protection and privacy requirements
  • Practical experience of implementing information governance requirements, ideally in the public/not for profit sector, in a healthcare environment or in a direct marketing environment
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain information governance concepts to non-technical colleagues
  • The ability to quickly build trust and relationships at different levels internally and externally
  • Strong organisational and time management skills and be proactive and self-motivated
  • A practical, risk-oriented approach and demonstrate good judgment
  • A passion for delivering results and providing great customer service

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently more than 3.9 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and just under 1 million more with undiagnosed type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - Click here

Diabetes UK

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